out of sight, out of mind.

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frederic ducout. i’ve come to think that maybe it’s less about becoming a neat freak, and more about finding aesthetically pleasing places to hide our stuff. these black armoires and display cabinets are the perfect way to stash extra trinkets in unsuspecting places. the same places you stow your christmas wrapping paper, and out-of-season shoes can be one in... 
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friday finds.

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happy friday, y’all! i shared some of my kitchen remodeling ideas with you yesterday, and another thing i’m thinking about doing with my kitchen makeover is busting through the false ceiling and exposing the natural beams beneath — like in my living room and bedroom. i love these looks — so rustic and cozy, but painted white gives them a modern touch.... 
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what’s in your pantry?

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pinch of yum’s kitchen makeover. whether it’s your cooking accoutrement, your everyday dishware or your favorite condiments it’s nice to have a well-organized kitchen pantry, as well as one that’s displayed pleasingly too. i always think i’m going to make the time to put all my dry goods into pretty weck jars so i open my cupboards to some kind... 
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unexpected guests: isobel schofield.

unexpected guest: isobel schofield / sfgirlbybay

I’m thrilled to introduce today’s unexpected guest and she is Isobel Schofield, the lovely founder and clog designer of Bryr Studio, located in the heart of San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood. Since discovering her work over a year ago, her custom shoes have become an essential part of my weekly wardrobe. Every season she introduces new designs and colors... 
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wabi-sabi.

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est living. i’m finding myself with way too much ‘stuff’ again. when i feel this way, not only does my home feel cluttered, but my mind does, too. i have trouble thinking straight and being creative and i have to stop what i’m doing immediately and straighten up my desk or a drawer. i’ve always been like this — i could never work my 9-5... 
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